What is half of 5/8?

Here we will show you how to calculate half of 5/8. We will not only show you how to get the fraction or mixed fraction answer, but as a bonus we will also give you the decimal answer.

To get half of anything, you simply divide it by 2. Therefore, half of 5/8 is the same as 5/8 divided by 2, which means that this is the fraction math problem we are solving:

  ÷  2  

To divide a fraction by a whole number, you keep the numerator and multiply the denominator by the whole number like this:

8 × 2

That is all there is to it! Below is the the answer to "half of 5/8?" in its simplest form:


Two halves make a whole. 5/16 plus 5/16 equals 5/8. Thus, we know that our answer of 5/16 to the question "What is half of 5/8?" is correct.

As promised above, we also have the decimal answer. The decimal answer to "half of 5/8?" is 0.3125

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